Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-43520

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Blue transfer printed inscription surrounded by oval border with flowers, a scroll and book below, and a dove at the top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"Learning is preferable / to RICHES, / VIRTUE, / to both." (Blue transfer print)
"ARTS / SCIENCE" [on book]
"PROVERBS" [on scroll]

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.321

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.321